Your membership at the MARC now includes Time Travelers membership at no extra charge. What is Time Travelers?
Time Travelers is a reciprocal membership network for historical sites and museums throughout the United States. The Missouri History Museum created the program in 1998 so that members of historical institutions could receive exclusive benefits and privileges at museums and historical sites nationwide. These benefits may include free or reduced admission, gift shop discounts, free parking, and much more. The Missouri History Museum will release quarterly lists for museums and their members to help them take advantage of these special offers! Over 250 Museums participate in this program.
What’s in a name? And ‘A stove by any other name…’ The names have it! There are thousands of stove names for antique stoves, and even more models and sizes. I’ve heard there are 10.000 patented stove names. So, what’s in a name? Why did they choose the names they did? And, why did stove manufacturers… (read more)
Collecting, preserving and sharing the rich and diverse history of Rockingham County, North Carolina We have volunteer opportunities in Preservation, Marketing, Presentation, Archives, Retail and many others areas of interest! Memberships include both Corporate and Private plans. We also offer “Time Travelers” benefits. Time Travelers is a reciprocal membership network for historical sites and museums throughout… (read more)
Ms. Jordan Rossi is a 2015 graduate of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, having earned her Master of Arts in History with an emphasis in Museum Studies. She earned her undergraduate degree in History and French from California State University in Fresno, CA. She said she chose to come to UNCG, “because of… (read more)
Mollie “Madame” Hancock was a Rockingham County native and legend. She owned one of the first sewing machines in the county and she used it to propel herself into a first-class business woman and a high fashion designer for clients in Rockingham County and across the United States. What began as a conversation about family history between… (read more)
What Would We Do Without You? At the Museum & Archives of Rockingham County we depend heavily on our volunteer staff. Volunteers are one of the most crucial components of running a successful museum. When the museum is open, volunteers greet visitors, answer questions, operate the museum store and lead tours as needed. Even when… (read more)